There is little agreement on the level and scope of taxation in America, but nearly all participants in the tax debates agree that the system needs fundamental reform. No matter the goals, including making the system fairer, more understandable, or easier to navigate, Brookings experts have long been in the center of developing recommendations for tax reform.
Rubio-Lee hints at tax reform's troubling direction
March 10, 2015, William G. Gale
William Gale explains why the tax reform plan proposed by Senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee is an unrealistic, unserious idea; quite simply, the Rubio and Lee proposal would lose trillions of dollars in revenues over the next decade when estimated using the conventional approach.
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Testimony | Subcommittee on Human Resources and Committee on Ways and Means
February 11, 2015, Ron Haskins
Opinion | Fortune
February 5, 2015, Robert C. Pozen
January 30, 2015, Isabel V. Sawhill and Edward Rodrigue
Opinion | Wall Street Journal
January 27, 2015, David Wessel
January 26, 2015
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January 21, 2015, Fred Dews
December 29, 2014, David Wessel
Opinion | Washington Post
December 24, 2014, Melissa S. Kearney
December 22, 2014, William G. Gale
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